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we're talking ninds from boston to new york to d.c. and occasional shower and thunderstorm as well. a few spots, strongers ones, new england, mid-atlantic, northern plains, still the sizzle in southern plains and dry and lovely in the pacific northwest. that's a look at the weather across the country. here is a look at what you can expect. >> good morning to you. taking a live look at the golden
gate bridge or what you can see of it here, you see we have moisture on the lens, shocked p socked with fog, traffic seems to be moving okay through the region. as you can see a cooler day. 92 livermore, that's it. 99 yesterday, 92 concord, 93 los gat gatos. we're going to see tropical moisture, could make for thunderstorms, cooldown continues into the weekend. you. >> thanks. coming up moerks on the casey anthony verdict. we'll have the analysis from our team of legal experts. but first, this is "today" on nbc. [ male announcer ] everyday, your car does a lot for you. do something for it. show it some love. chevron with techron. care for your car.
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7:26 right now. i'm laura garcia-cannon. change is coming to the oakland police department. the city's police chief says he's planning to reshuffle the department due to budget cuts. marla tellez joins us live with a preview. good morning, marla. >> reporter: good morning, laura. chief anthony batts will be holding a news conference at headquarters to talk about the changes coming to his department. his department up against a budget deficit that's already resulted in cuts. eighty officers were laid off last year. to put this all into perspective, 638 officers are
currently on staff. that's about 200 fewer than just three years ago. chief batts says because he's losing officers, the department needs to be reshuffled. this means police services will not be delivered. how this is going to affect public safety, we'll have to wait to see what he has to see at the 11:00 conference here at headquarters. laura, the changes will take affect this saturday. >> we'll try to work on the audio issues there. we apologize for that. not apologizing for the forecast, it's a pretty nice one today. let's check in with christina. >> no apologies necessary today, unlike yesterday. it was a really hot day yesterday. we saw the triple digits in the warmest spots across the bay. today it's a much cooler day on tap. we're going to see clouds surging up from the south. part of subtropical moisture, monsoonal moisture could bring us thunderstorms later on in the day in the east bay and south bay. a better shot of that as we head
through tomorrow. a big story in the weather department is the cooldown that starts today and kicks into high gear over the weekend, just 79 degrees, even inland on saturday, laura. looking really good. >> looks great. thank you very much, christina. for the latest traffic and news updates, check us out on facebook. live online now. another local news update in a half hour. a peek behind the scenes. our great crew helps put this show together. have a great morning. see you in half an hour. .
7:30 now on this wednesday morning, july 6th, 2011. at gorgeous morning. we have a big crowd spending it with us on the plaza. stepping outside to say hello in a little bit. in the meantime, inside studio 1a, i'm ann curry alongside mt. just ahead, the nation's reaction from casey anthony not guilty verdict. for many, it was a collective gasp of surprise. we'll show you how it's being received coast to coast, and a breakdown of order t. verdict with our team of legal experts. and casey anthony's ex-fiance who testified at this
trial will share his reaction in an exclusive live interview. also this morning, after everything that was said during the investigation and trial, all the accusations and finger pointing, where does the anthony family going to go from here? but, let's begin this half hour with how the not guilty verdict is playing out across the country. nbc's jeff rossen is outside our studio with that part of the story. >> good morning to you. i've been out here talking to a lot of people about where they were when the verdict came in. some people on the plaza told me they were on a train and watched on their mobile phones. others stopped their vacations in their tracks and stayed in their hotel rooms to watch it live. i was in an airport and people were literally glued to the television set. when you heard the words not guilty you heard screams, tears, gasps. not since o.j. simpson has reaction been so powerful. >> we the jury find the defendant not guilty. >> reporter: in orlando, it's personal.
>> all that evidence led to that girl doing this. >> who cares for that baby? >> orange county, florida -- >> reporter: as the jury passed judgment -- >> as to the charge of first degree murder, we the jury find the defendant not guilty. >> reporter: as casey anthony wiped tears of joy, americans passed judgment, too. many of them mothers. >> that little girl's life. >> she's absolutely guilty. >> as to the charge of aggravated -- >> reporter: millions watched the verdict live all over cable tv. they watched on airplanes with ipads, even at the scene where caylee's body was discovered. across the country, offices came to a stand still. and at home, quick reaction posted on youtube. >> how is that possible? >> she's going to walk. >> reporter: what began is that missing toddler case in florida quickly morphed into a national
obsession. >> we don't really feel like we got any answers. so it's unresolved. and what happens with things that are unresolves? we need to continue having a conversation about it. >> reporter: and we are. within seconds the verdict went viral. on twitter, celebrities went off. if the courts don't believe she is guilty, then who do they think killed this little baby, tweeted kim kardashian. sharon osbourne called it a disgray. and ashton kutcher tweeted, o.j. simp on the finds this verdict outrageous. >> i don't understand how 12 people could let her get away with murder. >> reporter: despite the public outpouring of outrage, not everyone is upset. some say the jury got it right. >> people don't make accidents look like murder. >> reporter: the prosecutors just didn't prove their case. >> they just must not have been enough hard factual evidence. >> you have to have the evidence to make a conviction. >> reporter: whether you agree or not, there is one undisputed
truth, a beautiful 2-year-old girl is gone, and we don't know why. now comes the next conversation, what is next for casey antony? will she walk out of court? and if so, ann, what kind of life will she possibly live? >> that's a good question. here to make sense of the vurd, linda kenny baden, "headline news" contributor and star jones is a former prosecutor and veteran legal commentator, and savannah guthrie, "today's" legal correspondent. lar san lamar said this was a dry bones case. very, very difficult to prove. was this a failure by the prosecution or a weak case? >> both. the prosecution never had cause of death. they never proved this was a murder. they relied on, what jose said in court, fantasy forensics, a heart-shaped sticker that was
never there. it was outrageous to go after the death penalty in a case like this. it was clear the jury understood that. >> you did the forensics so you obviously have much more expertise on what the forensics actually showed and she can't even share all of it with us although we've been trying to get it out of her all morning. i can tell you from a prosecutor's perspective they did the best job they could with the evidence that they had. >> so was originally then you're saying you're acknowledging that they didn't have enough to work with, savannah? >> yes, excellent prosecutors. tried a very streamline, tight case. they're only as good as the evidence they have. what's fascinating here is, and we've only heard from the one alternate juror we spoke to, this may be a case not only where the jurors have reasonable doubt, that's for sure, but they found some of the commentary, i'm starting to wonder whether they actually believe casey anthony is innocent, if they buy the defense theory that the baby died in the pool. >> she drowned in the swimming
pool. i mean, i think the jurors haven't spoken and we should embrace their verdict. when we talk about using fantasy forensics and someone like dr. vass who has never testified in the united states before, you're pitting this type of people against the defense experts. >> you're also saying that there was an effort or there's a sense that you think the jurors had that they were not getting the full picture. the prosecution was trying to pull something over their eyes. >> absolutely. they kept saying the duct tape was the murder weapon, the duct tape was the murder weapon. then they didn't bring roy kronk to the scene and turns out he moved the body. he picked up the bag and things shifted around. the prosecution also introduced 84 chloroform searches which turned out not to be true. i think they lost their credibility. >> so is then jose baez, was he underestimated? because i know a lot of you talking about this being his first case, underestimated? >> as linda and i were talking
about it, he kicked somebody's butt yesterday, didn't he? he ended up getting the needle out of the arm of every expert i've talked to who said the case was strong forensically. >> he did a competent job. the results speak for themselves. on the other hand, he was a beneficiary of these various gaps in evidence. >> 31-day. the prosecution is stuck with the evidence that happened after not being able to get to this baby for 31 days. that was on your client. period. >> but they still had to prove a case and they chose to go about it this way. death penalty murder case. she's not ted bundy. she's not osama bin laden. >> there's a big disconnect because what you're saying essentially is the prosecution didn't have everything it needed to work with to get this verdict, and yet the people who are watching on the outside are so stunned by this verdict. what explains this disconnect? >> i think what explains the discokoconnect is the differenc
between chatting about a case at your kitchen table, gosh, she must have done something, her behavior is ter establish suspicious. star and i agree, it is. and having the elements of a crime before you sitting in a jury holding someone's life or death in your hands, and the jurors, when they go back there and they've got the jury instructions about reasonable doubt, that's a concept they take very seriously. >> the difference between disappointment is not in what you get but what you expect to get. and when we as pundits in some of the cable channels give you an expectation of what's going to happen in a courtroom when you don't have the same amount of evidence in front of you that the jury does, you have analysis, you expect to get something different. >> short of someone confessing, is there any justice for caylee that you can see coming. >> there has to be a murder. there may be justice for caylee
that her mother wasn't convicted for murder when there wasn't a murder. this young woman, you look at those pictures. she loved that child. yes, she should have acted differently. >> the crime might have been a cover up and not murder. >> the baby should not have ended up in a swamp. i don't care who killed her. i don't care if she died by accident, in a swimming pool or tripped down the stairs. the baby deserved better than to end up in a swamp. >> mean tile, as jurorses, obviously not speaking except for the one alternate juror. i believe that's the only one speaking so far. you're concerned about their safety? >> absolutely. i hope they stay secluded. why they thought what they thought, i'm concerned about this. when you have celebrities like ashton kutcher and sharon osbourne talking about this was a disgrace, they weren't in that courtroom. >> i can see why jurors don't want to talk and want to keep their private lives private because the atmosphere right now
is so heated, it's so ov overcharged. after you're questioned about justice. i heard a judge says the justice is done when the system works, when there is a fair process. i think we can all agree the trial was a fair process. >> absolutely. >> we're going to leave it, i. a su tu so much. now let's get a check of the weather from maria la rosa who is in for al. >> narrator: today's weather is brought to you by certified service, expert service right at your chevrolet, buick, gmc, and cadillac dealer. good morning. good morning. he's still a big story across much of the country, the dom mant high pressure, the heat, forecast again temperatures 100 degrees across the southern plains. here is a look at what you can expect. >> bay area micro climate certainly kicking in this morning. take a look at the coast. we have some pretty dense fog
whereas we had showers roll through in the east bay. take a look at this. monsoonal moisture came so far to the north, actually generated shower activity in the east and south bay. now we're seeing that marine push pushing those showers back so we're looking good. still fair game for a couple of thunderstorms later on today. highs today will be in the low 90s in the warmest spots across the bay area and we continue to drop off through the weekend. you. >> all right, maria, thank you. coming up next, how does the anthony family move forward in the wake of such a painful trial? plus, casey ananthony's fiance speaks out in an exclusive live interview right after this.
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we're back now at 7:43. parents released a statement last night expressing their wish toes move forward and rebuild their lives. but how will they be able to do that? nbc is in orlando. lily, good morning to you. >> good morning to you, matt. key testimony in the case came from casey anthony's family, her mother, father, and brother lee. trying to turn themselves against each other and against casey. it all led to a family torn apart. for weeks, casey anthony has been at the center of an emotional trial that also focused attention on the turmoil within her troubled family. father george, mother cindy, and brother lee. a family hunted by the death of caylee, casey's daughter. from day one casey anthony's
lawyers tried to build a defense around a shattered family, claiming she was molested by her father. >> it all began when casey was 8 years old and her father came into her room and began to touch her inappropriately. >> her father denied the accusation, which the judge said was never proven by the evidence. during another round of questioning, george broke down on the stand. >> it's hard to get through this. >> reporter: his daughter held an icy stare as he testified. >> casey was the last one that i saw with caylee. one and one adds up to two, sir, in my mind. >> reporter: george anthony also told the court about his own suicide attempt. >> you even left a suicide note. >> yes, sir, i did. >> reporter: casey's lawyers put her brother lee on the stand, a apparent effort to strengthen their picture of a dysfunctional family. lee testified when his sister gave birth he was cut off from the celebration. >> i was very, very -- at my mom
and i was also angry at my sister. i mean, i was just angry at everyone in general. >> reporter: some of the most emotional testimony came from casey anthony's mother cindy, caylee's grandmother, in tears as she listened do her own haunting words on the 911 call she made to police when caylee first went missing. >> my granddaughter has been taken. she has been missing for a month. >> reporter: again and again she cried through her testimony. >> can i have a break, sir? >> reporter: so how does this family divided move on? >> there's a tremendous amount of family pain, a lot of accusations. some that were probably surprising to some of the family members in general. however, they are not things that are easily gotten over because at the end of the day no matter how they all feel, that child is gone. >> reporter: shortly after the verdict, the family released a statement saying, while the family may never know what happened to caylee marie anthony, they now have closure
for this chapter of their life. despite the baseless defense chosen by casey anthony, the family believes that the jury made a fair decision based on the evidence presented. before her arrest casey anthony lived with her parents and no word yet on where she'll live when she walks out of jail now. >> one of the big questions. lilia in orlando for us this rn morning. thank you. jesse grund who was once engaged to casey anthony testified at her trial. he's with us exclusively along with her bodyguard. good morning to both of you. jesse, let me start with you. just your reaction to the verdict. what was your response? >> i was angry and shocked by the verdict. it's obvious from the evidence that was presented that casey was the last person to see caylee alive and her body was dumped in the woods. by saying -- >> tracy? >> i was also shocked. i couldn't believe it. >> you said you actually got
ill. >> i felt sick to my stomach all day yesterday. >> jesse, i know you feel one of the mistakes that the prosecution made in this case was to try to present the anthony family as a cohesive, loving group. why is that? >> because the fact is, matt, they are not a cohesive loving group. that family was a carnival of dysfunctionality. most families in america are dysfunctional and have their problems. theirs was worse. all it took was a defense to show a little bit of how dysfunctional they were to start poking holes in the prosecution's case. >> you feel that george and cindy anthony, while on the stand, hurt the prosecution? >> absolutely. cindy's example of lying, as i've always said, the apple doesn't fall too far from the tree. casey had to learn her behavior from somewhere. presented a picture of that family, the same picture that the defense was trying to
present. >> and so, tracy, where does this family go now? we have a mother and father apparently on one side, although there may be some fractures between them as well. you've got a daughter and a brother perhaps on the other side. where does this family go, in your opinion? >> i think what happened is i think casey will end up going home. i don't know if george will stay there. i think cindy will have casey home. it's hard to quit loving your daughter but i think cindy wants to get to the bottom of this and she won't care if it takes ten day or ten years. >> you envision a time where casey anthony goes back and lives with her mother again after this trial. >> yes, i do. >> you think the father becomes estranged from the family? >> i would think so. i would actually hope so. i can't see george staying in the situation. >> jesse, give me your take on this. look into your crystal ball. what do you see happening with this family over the coming weeks and months? >> there's no way casey goes back to that household. cindy and casey have had an adversarial relationship the
entire time she has been alive. being part of the family the way i was, there is no way casey goes back to that home. there's no way they have any semblance of a normal family life. right now she has everything she ever wanted. sles going to have money. she's going to have people at her doorstep asking for her, wanting her. she's going to have that partying lifestyle that she so craved. >> i don't know when the last time was that you spoke with casey, jesse, but first of all, when was it and what would you say to her if you could talk to her this morning? >> the last time i talked to casey was when she showed up at my house to take a shower because she didn't have a shower available for her to use. what i would i say if i saw her today? i would tell her that she needs to repentd because at the end of the day she is going to have to answer to why caylee isn't on this earth anymore. >> jesse grund and tracy mclaughlin, my thanks to both of you. appreciate it very much. >> matt, thank you. can i take a second to thank a
lot of the people out there who supported me, friends and family. i haven't always been the easiest to deal with during this time. but i appreciate all the love and support everyone has poured out to me through this. >> jesse, thank you very much. just ahead, we'll change things up considerably. william and kacatherine's trip across north america. our own peter alexandra gets up and close and personal. [ dramatic soundtrack plays ] whoa! man: what is that? i don't know, but it burns! it's like fire. woman: ow, ow! i can't see. man: it's singeing me! it's the sun. get out of the office more often with chili's $6 lunch break combos. pair a texas toast half sandwich with fries and super salad every weekday. ♪ chili's lunch break combos ♪
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good morning to you. it is 7:56 right now. i'm laura garcia-cannon. today state lawmakers will vote on a bill that will let them crack down on health insurers who charge too much for coverage. the bill would let the state's insurance commissioner or department of managed health care veto hefty rate hikes. critics say the proposal is too wide ranging and could create a beaurocracy that adds to cost but has nothing it to do with cost that is drive up rates. an art heist in fran that sounds like a hollywood movie script, but it is the real thing. an empty hook marking the spot where a picks, a drawing used to hang a at weinstein gallery. the man picked up up, walked out and got in a cab.
the small pencil drawing worth more than $100,000. the gallery president says the theft is stunning. >> i feel sorry because it really truly is my goal and always has been my goal to be able to bring exactly what you see in this gallery, original arts, onto the street level. i want them to be available to the public. we just need to do a better job in the future to make sure the security is in place. >> close to the street level. police have taken a stolen cabin. word is going around the art world. the concern now is the thief won't be able to sell the picasso because it's so well-known and it will be destroyed. >> good morning, laura. we have some interesting things happening this morning. we've got a really thick cloud bank over the peninsula, monsoonal moisture from the south impacting inland locations. what's happening is you can actually see the monsoonal moisture being pushed back by the sea breeze which is really
kicking in now. we're dealing with foggy conditions in the first part of the day but even a little shower activity in the central valley. fair game for thunderstorms later on today once we have that moisture and daytime heating in place. keep that in mind in the south bay and east bay hills. temperatures overall 5 to 7 degrees cooler from where we ended up yesterday. intervals of cloud cover in the south bay and north bay especially as we head through the afternoon. that will be the biggest difference. cooler, cloudier and we really drop off towards the weekend. temperatures in the 70s later on. >> looks good. thank you very much. for the latest traffic and news updates, check out nbc bay area morning news on facebook. i'll have another local news update for you in half an hour. enjoy your day. oh, there's a prize, all right.
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8:00 now on a wednesday morning. it's 6th 8:00 on a wednesday morning. the 6th day of july, 2011. a beautiful morning here in the northeast. although, there is a caveat. it's going to get a little sticky in new york later today. temperatures going up to the low 90s, but doesn't seem to bother these folks. >> why is there always a caveat? >> because we like to whine. nothing can be perfect. i'm matt lauer, along with ann curry. out on the plaza. coming up, more on the emotional response from the casey anthony
murder trial. >> why it captivated so many people across america, including and maybe even especially mothers. in fact, we'll meet some mother who's followed the trial and one who even flew to orlando just for the chance to be in the courtroom, matt. >> also ahead, you may have heard, william and catherine are touring north america. have you heard about this? yeah, they are everywhere. took a trip to the far northern reaches of canada, even added an unscheduled stop to their tour before heading off soon to california. we'll be talking about that and catching up on their itinerary. >> and we'll catch up with a man who say janitor, winner of a multimillion dollar lottery. and we'll ask him why he decided to keep his day job, coming up. >> a question a lot of people ask when they talk about the lottery. what would you do? meantime, natalie standing by at the news desk. hi, natalie.
>> good morning, everyone. lawyers for former international monetary fund chief dominique strauss-khan asked new york city prosecutors to drop all charges against their client. they argue the hotel maid that claimed strauss-khan sexually assaulted her isn't credible. she, in turn, is suing "the new york post" after it claimed she also works as a frosty tut. and a french author filed a lawsuit during strauss-khan, claiming he tried to rape her during a 2003 book interview. and a pakistani panel is trying to prevent relatives of osama bin laden from leading without permission. they are investigating the raid that killed the al qaeda leader and heightened tensions between pakistan and the united states. jury selection begins today in federal court in washington, d.c. in the trial of pitching great roger clemens, accused of lying to congress in 2008,
saying he never used performa e performance-enhancing drugs during his 23-season career. a body found in a creek is not missing indiana university student lauren spiere referen s. it is not yet identified, but it definitely not spierer. with the shuttle program about to come to an end, guess who these are tough times for? john glenn, first american to orbit the earth. we heard tough talk from him on what this era means. that, and more, when we see you tonight. natalie, back to up. a look at what's trending today. a quick roundup of what has you talking online. web traffic surged tuesday as the casey anthony verdict was read. news websites saw a jump of 2 million views per minute to 3.3 million views per minute. meantime, kim kardashian sending her shocked tweet about the
acquittal. others shot back at the reality tv star, whose late father was an attorney for o.j. simpson. kim said she's allowed to have her own opinion about casey anthony. president obama hosts his first-ever twitter town hall meeting. he's not limited to 140 character responses. instead, he'll give verbal answers in front of a live audience at the white house. and friends don't let friends buy puppies drunk. facebook users are talking about this. a new york pet store says the adorable puppies in their window have proved too tempting for people leaving local bars. suspected drunk customers are not allowed to touch the pupz and are told to come back the next day. 8:04 right now. let's go back outside to maria for another check of weather. na. our pick city today is the west coast, we head to santa barbara where it is going to be sunshine and we will see temperatures in
the 80s. s nddshhu terstorms across the central plains and also firing later this afternoon across the southeast. a slight risk of the mid good morning to you. well, we've got a short work week. today starts the cool down. already noticing fog and marine influence. in san francisco, it's going to keep you nice and cool. just 75 degrees in the city. monsoonal moisture creeping up from the south. the central valley could turn into thunderstorm activity later on today. the best chance is in the east bay. south bay, highs today, cooler than yesterday. 92 in concord and we continue to drop off through the weekend. when we come back, maternal instincts. why so many moms are having such a strong reaction to the verdict in the casey anthony trial. well get to that right after in the casey anthony trial. well get to that right after these messages. erest everythi.
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back now at 8:09 with more on the casey anthony verdict. the case attracted worldwide attention and perhaps no group was impacted more than mothers. many followed along with every detail of the trial. on tuesday some expressed their frustration that so many questions were still unanswered. >> it's a little girl's life. >> my daughter and caylee are the same age. >> i have three children. all that evidence led to that girl doing this.
i mean, the partying, everything. >> she's guilty. she's absolutely guilty. she's just proven that you can kill your child and get away with it. >> susan sheldon, a mother of three, flew to orlando from michigan to be inside the courtroom on monday. and melissa garcia has a young son and is standing outside the court when the verdict was read. good morning to both of you. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> susan, first of all, what about this case captivated you so much that you were willing to fly to orlando to be inside the courtroom? >> actually i was living in ocala at the time that it took place, and because it was local and it was a 2-year-old little girl that was missing at the time, that really is what drew me in. and as far as more intriguing part of it was that the mother didn't report it right away and the question was out there where
was she in finding her. >> and, melissa, you have a 4-year-old son. and you were also glued to this trial. would you say that you were as emotional as we just heard from the other mothers were? and why? >> i would say that this case definitely captured a very big piece of my heart because i have a 4-year-old. i couldn't imagine as a mother allowing this to happen and not searching for the truth, not -- i think that we all wanted the truth, and i think at the end we still don't have that.
>> melissa, in looking at the details, was it because of casey anthony's behavior that really shocked you the most? is that what really captivated you or was it the fact that this child was still missing? >> i think the fact that a mother -- a mother does anything ultimately to save their child, regardless of what happens to you, whether faking an accidental drowning. i mean, at that point, no one is thinking i'm going to go to jail. no one's thinking what's going to happen to me. they're thinking, save my child, please. and i think that's the hardest part of it, is to see that she went on about her life as carefree and -- a mother, a mother doesn't do that. >> thank you so much for joining
us this morning to give us your thoughts. so why are mothers so obsessed with this case? we got a little indication just now. we've also got lisa belkin, she writes with the "new york times," a blog called mother lode. and harriet cole is a contributor. good morning to you. i think we got some hints there. there was a kind of stunned, kind of reaction to -- that any mother could behave like this. >> it's the any mother. it's the it could be me. it's what would i do? mothers don't do that. i also think there's some of the dark side and the fear. i tweeted this morning, what should i say when i go on the "today" show? and i got many responses that said, it's the dark side. it's what we're all afraid of. so on the one hand you have fierce love for children and women who cannot possibly understand how a mother acts like that. on the other hand, you have the moments of rage in your own life or moments in which you wish you
hadn't gotten into this. is that that, those emotions gone out of control? >> it sounds like that you're kind of intimating is that we're able to compare ourselves against what we call a bad mother in some way we can feel better about our own mothering. >> it's interesting to me that obviously every mother has had a moment of, oh, my god, i didn't speak properly to my child, maybe i hit my child, you know, in an out of control moment. however, this is such an extreme, i think. we don't know what happened. i think we're outraged at the verdict. but even her behavior, certainly we're outraged by. when you have the blessing of a having a child, you also have the responsibility of caring for that child's life. it is our role to shepherd our children through the world. and she didn't do that. not only did she not do that, she hid something. when a child is gone, as star
jones said earlier, found in a swamp, if she died in a pool, why don't you honor that little angel's life and say, she died. >> but that, of course, is the main reason that people are so drawn to this is, look at that little girl. so that's number one. we have this -- it just brings out the instinct of every one who has loved a child. look at that child. >> you know, you talk about the dark side. it's just that, i think -- don't you think that some people are really just wondering how it is possible, how is it really even possible for someone to not call the police for 31 days? >> it's the question that comes up any time a parent is accused. >> we don't have an answer to that. >> accused of hurting a child. and this one we have no answer. >> it's a fear of denial. >> denial like that? that is some kind of mental disorder, i think. i don't know -- i'm not one --
i'm not a doctor. but how can you be in such denial that you had a child, a beautiful little child, and she represents the future, i think, for american. that's why we're so tied to it. that's why mothers, fathers, america is tied to it. here's this sweet little angel. and how could you be in denial? partying and all that is denial. she's still in denial. she got off because of something went wrong in the courtroom, but something went much more wrong in their family, in that home, in that life that if the child died by accident, why didn't they honor that child and say so. >> there was an interesting after the verdict was read, people took to social media and started facebooking and tweeting a lot about it. one very outspoken mother tweeted, let's all remember how much we with cared about this one little girl and try to help all little abused kids, even more now. >> yeah. >> interesting. >> this was the first trial of
the internet age. o.j. simpson was arguably the first celebrity trial of the television age. this was the first trial where everybody followed it in realtime all the time. and the result is universal grief. >> thank you so much. harriet, thank you so much for being here. and coming up next, we've got peter alexander on a different note talking about his brush with kate on her northern american tour. you gotta try honey bunches of oats with almonds!
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tell your doctor if you have had tb, hepatitis b, are prone to infections, or have symptoms such as fever, fatigue, cough, or sores. you should not start humira if you have any kind of infection. make today the day you talk to your rheumatologist. and ask how you can defend against and help stop further joint damage with humira. we're back now at 8:20 with the canadian leg of will and catherine's north american tour winding down. their stops had them closer to this royal couple. peter alexander is in yellowknife, canada. good morning to you. >> good morning to you. i did have a chance to speak personally to both william and kate yesterday. she spoke out about their upcoming trip to the united
states of america. they arrived in los angeles on friday. i think the pomp and pad pageantry of this tour, they explored the most remote parts of north america seeing them like you rarely think of royalty. they will never fly under the radar but tuesday afternoon they did escape the crowds, taking a float plane deep into canada's wilderness. they might be one of the world's most glamorous couples but the prince and his new bride got back to basics, paddling themselves across the scenic lake, dining off paper plates, and like any other campers, warming up with brand new sweatshirts, a gift from their canadian host. in fact, it was a day filled with many gifts, including moccasins and a hunting knife. their evening activity in a region where the sun never sets called off another memorable day for the future king and queen, who were sent serenaded by aborl
drummers. william has a show of respect, thanking their host in two aboriginal languages. so excited to be here. >> reporter: here in the northern birth place of hockey, canada's national sport, the duke and dutch chchess of cambr had a welcome. kate was given number one, her husband, number two. she dropped the first ceremonial ball while william put his hockey skills to the test. their reaction, priceless as the prince was shutout by 20-year-old calvin lomand. >> i'm speechless. >> you're still shaking. >> yeah. >> reporter: he wasn't the only one. >> it's very excited. >> reporter: mary lou murphy was in that crowd. she met charles and diana in 1993 and came back tuesday to meet will and kate. >> i feel like a kid. >> reporter: while admirers
turned out to see the royals in ottawa last week the remote intimate setting here gave these folks a chance to get up close and personal with the newlyweds. >> captain william. >> reporter: including us. >> catherine, are you excited about your first trip to the u.s.? >> yeah. >> reporter: and there was one more gift. how do you dazzle a duchess? with diamonds, of course. a harry winston polar bear broach and matching cuff links for the future king. 692 diamonds between them. and who couldn't use diamond polar bear cuff links. when they head down to los angeles, plenty of diamonds on display. matt, there is a black tie hollywood event planned as well as a charity polo match in santa barba barbara. see you soon in california. >> that's right. that polo match is the one that he is cooking at. nbc special correspondent ben fogle covered the first leg of the royal visit.
glad to have you back. they're having fun. as i look at this video, this is a different image of a royal couple than i'm used to seeing. >> it makes you smile, doesn't it? >> yes. >> everyone has been focusing on this trial and yet you suddenly see those images, they're both enjoying themselves. they're working as a team. that's what i really love. >> it's not just ceremonies, although there have been plenty of ceremonies and speeches but it seems they're making a real attempt to get down on street level, no pun intended to that street hockey game, but the grass root level. >> they're meeting as many people as possible. they had the official ceremonies and functions and slowly moved out. this is a big wild country. william alluded to that in his speech saying that's what canada is about. we've seen her out in a canadian canoe and seeing them down with the people. >> it's interesting because they understand, also, or the palace understands that a few small
gestures goes a long way. when he gave part of the speech earlier in the trip in french and then attempting two different aboriginal languages in portions of this last speech, first of all, that's frot with peril because when f. you make one wrong move there. >> i'm sure they were practicing. >> it's important to the people of canada. >> of course, it is. i wouldn't be too -- i wouldn't read into it too much. this is genuinely what william is like. he really wants to make an effort. it hasn't been that they've got lots of people. >> it's not calculated. >> they want to make sure they do it right but it's not so calculated. this is genuinely what they're like. for me what's interesting, following them for the first few days, i was out with william and his brother harry in africa last year. they were laughing with one another. you just starting to see william do that with kate. they're working as a team. >> they're laughing together. they're being affect shionate i front of the cameras. they're eating in front of the
cameras. is that taboo? >> interesting moment. you never feel more photograph and they allowed it. they didn't complain. i think, matt, that's very down to earth couple. >> and on to california. gl good morning to you. i'm laura garcia-cannon. today police will meet to try to tackle gangs after a three-month-old baby was shot to death. the baby was killed when a gunman opened fire on a car. it was a mistaken shooting. a 17-year-old is charged with murder in the case. a second teenager faces weapon charges. it is 8:26. a quick break and a look at the forecast after this. has the average guy on the street ever lifted a gravy
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89 in san jose and 93 degrees in los gatos. if you're sick of the heat, 5 to 7 degrees from yesterday's high and continues to drop off as we head into the weekend. 79 degrees on saturday. that's your day for outdoor plans. overall, a much better, cooler forecast. back to you. for the latest traffic and news updates, check out morning news on facebook at nbc bay area morning news. another update in half an hour and every half hour after that. have a great morning.
watch out for that tree. meantime, outside studio 1a, i'm ann curry alongside matt lauer. itching right now? there's a reason for that because experts say we may be heading into or may already be in one of the worst seasons in decades f s fos formosquitos. we're going to tell you why it's so bad and what you can do about it. there are dangers associated. >> almost going to make you forget about the beg bdbugs we talked about in the went per something else you're going to see a lot of in the summer months, produce. tomatoes, fresh corn on the cob great as well. martha stewart is here this morning. she's going to share some great recipes for tomatoes and corn. >> all right. and then what would you do if you won the lottery? >> quit work? >> we're going to meet a millionaire who actually decided
to keep his job as a school janitor. that's right. wait until you hear what he's planning to do with his winnings. a lot to get to, but we want to say something. we're very proud of right now. we want to kind of take notice of a major anniversary. we got a guy standing directly across from us named tommy hogan. today marks tommy's 31st year with nbc. great cameraman in the entire business. >> i wasn't keeping track of that. thank you. >> 31 years. by the way, your associate, another fantastic camera person, jimmy corgan, 26 years at nbc today. he liked the idea so much he took off. congratulatio congratulations, pal. >> tommy, thank you. that's the only way this could happen. mwah. we love you. anyway, let's go over to maria la rosa who is in for al this morning doing the weather.
>> congratulations. and of course, you know, a lot of people enjoying a new york city summer day with the rest of july going to look like? well, it's going to look a lot like june. as far as temperatures go below normal across the northern tier. above that, right, across the south and southwest. as far as precipitation, still the heavy rains, potential, going to plague those areas that don't need it in the northern plains. and dryer in those areas, again, across the south and southwest. scattered showers and storms though today could turn severe from the mid atlantic to the central plains and o well, we've got some major differences this morning. taking a live look at san jose, completely clear conditions. you're warming up now into the 60s. meanwhile, a really stubborn cloud bank situated along the coast bank. and then we'll worry about thunderstorms developing, especially in the east bay and south bay as monsoonal moisture
comes up from the south. overall, looking much better than we were at this time yesterday. 89 degrees in fremont. that's it. 92 in gilroy. we continue to drop off into the weekend. at weather.com. ann, back to you. >> maria, thank you so much. coming up next, we've got some mouth-watering recipes from none other than martha stewart! but first, this is "today" on nbc.
back now at 8:36. this morning on martha on today, the season's best tomatoes and corn. summer is in full swing. this is the perfect time for the best farm fresh produce. martha stewart is here with delicious recipes. they are straight from the pages of "martha stewart everyday food." martha, good morning. nice to see you. where are the best ears of corn and tomatoes coming from right now? >> east hampton. >> too early for corn? >> no, there's some early corn coming in right now.
and new jersey and everywhere, it's like -- and go to the farmer's market. buy organic. >> we're going to make a bread pudding. first of all -- >> not a bread pudding, a bread salad. >> bread salad with tomatoes. when you buy a tomato at the store, nothing worse than a mealy tomato. how do you pick? >> i wait for the homegrown tomatoes, i really do, farm grown. we have cherry tomatoes that are very red and ripe. cucumbers, radish and celery. you can add the other vegetable ingredients. >> all of this? >> all of it. >> okay. that makes it easy. >> capers. red onions we soaked in a little bit of ice water. >> why? >> it gets rid of that really strong taste. and basil. and some dried bread crumbs. >> any variety of bread you like best? >> i like country french. it's very nice. we have some roasted garlic. you can use just very finely chop edgar liped garlic.
extra virgin olive oil. >> pinch of pepper. >> some salt. that gets poured over. and you then toss. and you have -- it's an amazingly good salad. >> you don't want to pour the salad drizing on too far in advance because it will wilt? >> it's okay with this salad because there's not much to wilt and the bread gets soaked. this is a tomato tart. i love these. this is a yellow tomato tart and a red tomato tart. you can use the prepackaged frozen puff pastry. >> you cut with it a little shaper there. >> whatever size you want to make. it's nice to have one big thick slice of tomato on it. on these rounds, bake it on a 375 oven. you use -- here, make sure you brick the pastry. >> why do you have to do that? >> then it doesn't puff up too much. this is called docking. you dock with a fork. and then you put a little bit of
cheese, whatever kind you like. i like fontina or even parmesan cheese is delicious on here. >> you get your little olive oil paint brush here. when do you do that? >> right now on top of the tomato. you can do that. you're not doing anything. >> that's okay. what else is new, right? when you come i let you do it. >> olive oil. salt and pepper. put that right in the oven for about 30 minutes. and, boy, does this taste good. >> what temperature would you put that in? >>. 5. preheated. >> come out again like you have just shown. >> yes. >> beautiful. decorate with a fresh basil leaf. this is grilled corn. this should be hot. it's not hot right now because we've been waiting. >> let me take you back a second. you're in the supermarket and i know you don't. you go to farmer's market. let's say you see the ears of corn. do you shuck them? >> a lot of farmers get mad at me. >> i know. >> open one a little bit just to see if it's the corn you want. >> if you don't like it, throw it back in the pile.
>> why not. don't tell anybody. >> do you like the white corn? >> butter and sugar that's yellow and white and the silver queen, which is this quite cowh. after you grill it, let it cool a little bit and brush it with mayo. >> mayonnaise? >> mayonnaise, can you believe this? it is so good. and roll it in grated parmesan cheese. a little bit of chipotle pepper and serve with it lime. boy, is that good. >> what if for kicking and giggles we wanted to put butter as opposed to mayonnaise. >> sure. but this is like mexican corn. >> all right. >> and then the best other thing to have with grilled salmon or grilled fish is a wonderful sweet corn relish. white corn off the cob, cut it off. cook it first, cut it off with a knife. and then tomato, avocado, some parsley and red onion. and there is a dressing of just
lemon juice and olive oil. and that is your relish. it is really -- i could eat just this. >> also very simple. and i would imagine that because you are such a fan of fresh tomatoes and corn you brought enough for everyone? >> i did. you can have all that. >> take it back to the house? >> take it back to vacation. >> scarf it down. >> you're going to maine. >> yeah. going up there today. i will take a tomato for the plane. >> okay. thank you. have fun. >> thank you very much. up next, how to deal with one of the worst mosquito seasons in decades. we'll talk about that. but first, this is "today" on nbc.
at the national pest association. missy, good morning to you. >> good morning. >> why this year? why this year possibly fwg worst in decades in mosquitos? >> it is going to be a bad year. in fact, many people have already started to experience that the hard way. the major culprit here is rain. we've had a lot of rain this season. unfortunately a lot of flooding as well. all of that rain brings stagnate water. it's a wonderful covering point for mosquitos. also, it's a housing crisis is going on. houses are in foreclosure and they're finding a lot of stagnate water. >> excellent point. reminder of the dangers that mosquitos pose? >> not just irritating nuisance pests but may be harmful to the health. we're talking a lot today about mosquitos. they are alive and well here in new york city. in the summertime, insects send half a million people to the hospital every year. mosquitos here, west nile virus
we think about. it is important to know how to protect ourselves and protect our family. >> let's talk about how we can protect ourselves. there are a lot of products. what should we be looking for? >> the cdc has done a lot of research in working with epa in determining the products most able to keep us safe from mosquitos. we see a variety of different things here. the cdc recommends the gold standard in terms of protecting. also oil of lemon, deet is the main one. use deet for the amount of time you're outside. 40% protection is five hours of coverage. >> does the clothing work? >> they do. these have been pretreated with insect repellant. they can be helpful in prote protecting against mosquitos and ticks as well. >> do fans work? >> they can keep them minimized from the area but won't prevent biting. >> let's talk about how we protect our food, because that is important. >> it is.
we're outside and doing summer barbecues and a lot of entertaining in the season. as you're getting out your grill, if you keep them covered, covers have a lot of nooks and crannies. it could be a place where that stagnate water can be. good place for mosquitos to be breeding. before you use your grill make sure no inseths have made nests there. particularly stinging insects. look below, underneath. >> you definitely don't want any mosquitos making any mess in what you're going to put on your plate. >> no. >> you want to cover your food. >> as you're outside make sure you're keeping your food protected. all of these things can be opportunities for pests who may want to come and join you. we have an attractive thing here. here we have a nice food cover. it keeps our food safe and attractively presented. >> pretty bowl. >> very nice. >> nice top. >> you can keep -- you can display and use your hospitalibility to make sure that your guests are coming into your home and feeling welcome but you're not welcoming pests. >> any word on this? >> a couple of things here.
after the segment. a couple of things that you're going to be doing here. you want to make sure as your serving beverages this summer, take caution and use the cans here. insects can fly in here. without realizing it, when you take a sip you can get stung. another thing, when you are disposing of these items make sure to rinse them out because insects are attracted to the sugary substances in here. rather than giving them the perfect opportunity for feeding here, coming near you, you want to make sure you rinse those out. >> let's talk about how to protect our home. one minute left. cover? >> absolutely. it seems to basic. make sure your trash is covered. otherwise it can provide a feeding opportunity. it brings those bets close to you and your family. >> standing water is the problem? >> your kids are outside getting cooled off. using the small pool empty them. bird baths, providing a welcome environment for birds as well. half an inch of water can provide a breeding spot for
mosquitos. >> to do these candles work? >> citronella candles can minimize the mosquitos in the area. they won't prevent you from being bitten. >> it's not fun to hear the bugs being zapped. >> any holes should be sealed. perfect entry point for stinging insects or mesquiosquito coming your home environment. >> what is that device? >> we take care of all of your different lawn needs. we want to make sure that this time of year in particular your lawn is being well kept. any of the standing grass area is a good place for ticks to come on your family and pets and therefore into your home. >> keeping us safe from insects. thank you so much. and coming up next, would you quit your job if you won a million dollars? we're going to meet a man who didn't, he's a janitor. but first, this is "today" on nbc. ♪
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someone has to do the jobs we take for granted. >> good morning. how are you? >> reporter: but you think tyron curry would kiss this trash can good-bye. >> this is what i was doing when i learned that i won the lottery were five years ago the custodian won the washington state lottery. >> i took off running. >> reporter: his wife michelle had his winning ticket, worth -- >> i don't know. it's three or four zeros. too many zeros. >> reporter: $3.4 million. he went bowling to celebrate like he's done every wednesday night for 25 years. >> he hasn't changed at all, in my mind. >> reporter: his bank account may be bigger, but not his life. >> push. push. i'm just joe citizen. >> reporter: he still lives in a tiny house at the end of a co d
cul-de-sac, with his wife, grandson, and four other family members. >> we're in the middle of bankruptcy. >> reporter: when they won the lottery. that big check bought them out of debt but they spent little else. all you did with your house is put in a heat pump and siding? >> and a driveway. >> reporter: for a car that carries him to work, five years later. some students were worried he might quit. >> i'm going to miss you like crazy. >> reporter: but he's not a guy to give up on a job. during the vietnam war the former navy boilerman shipped out to fight seven times. tyrone, you could be sleeping at 4:00 in the morning. >> you could be doing stuff. that's my philosophy. >> good morning. >> reporter: five generations have grown up around tyrone since he came home from war and started taking care of kids. >> sometimes the lunch at school is probably the only meal they get. >> reporter: most people in this neighborhood don't have a lot of
money. tyrone always wanted to be a teacher but he became a janitor after budget cuts eliminated his assistant teaching position. that was 35 years ago. he never went looking for another classroom because he found a better one at a second job out back. >> go back one. >> reporter: he coaches the evergreen high school track team. >> there you go. that's much better. >> reporter: here is where tyrone decided to splurge. he's building his team a state-of-the-art track this summer. >> i'm getting excited. it's been a long time. >> reporter: costs him $40,000. >> good morning. >> reporter: so he's buying more lottery tickets. >> i'm not done. >> reporter: the tennis team has 100 students trying to crowd on to four courts. tyrone dreams of building more. doesn't care about the odds. when else in your life have you been that lucky? >> life is lucky. >> reporter: and when it's not,
tyrone feels it's the janitor's job to fix it. >> thank you. >> reporter: his mother died of a heart attack just before his graduation this spring. >> my family is in shambles, so i'm kind of flaunderring. i don't know what to do. >> reporter: the honors student was just dragging his pen across paper. until his track coach taught him perseverance. >> holding on, dealing with the cards you're dealt with, and just powering through really. >> reporter: tyrone put his arm around you and watched you 100 yards down the track. what did he say? >> he just wanted me to know what he was there and i didn't have to feel alone. >> reporter: his father was not around, so tyrone offered to pay for his college. >> tyrone curry, track coach, janitor, i am never going to forget him. >> reporter: the millionaire who cares more for other people's dreams than he does his own. >> that's what we want to see tomorrow. >> reporter: the luckiest man
alive. for "today," bob dotson, nbc news, with an american story in seattle, washington. >> wow. what a beautiful story. >> really is. every time you thought tyrone was doing enough, he did more and more. >> quietly. >> yeah. >> not asking for attention. >> american hero. >> thank you for bob dotson for bringing us that store rinchts just ahead, more on the not guilty verdict in this casey anthony murder trial. we're going to break things down with our legal team. savannah guthrie and star jones will join us.
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we're back with more on "today" now on a wednesday morning. it is 6th day of july, 2011. and according to maria la rosa we are in for a stunning day here in new york city. hot but that's okay. it's that time of year. out on the plaza, i'm matt lauer along with ann curry and savannah guthrie. al is taking some time off this week. coming up, much more reaction to this verdict that some are calling stunning in the casey anthony murder trial. she was acquitted of she was acquitted of three felony charges, found guilty on four misdemeanor charges for lying to investigators. the end result, she is not
facing the death penalty or anything close to that, for the killing of her daughter. jurors just did not buy the prosecution's case. >> that's right. we're also going to talk to a panel of experts about where she goes from here. at some points, she'll be released, and how will she live her life, given the public outcry about this verdict. >> a bit later on, we'll change topics, and our money experts here with financial advice. answering some of your questions that affect a lot of people, like the best way to roll over retirement funds, paying off college loans and whether or not your spouse's credit affects your own. valuable advice on that. >> a lot to get to natalie standing by at the news desk with headlines. >> good morning, everyone. as you heard, casey anthony could be spending her last full day and night in jail today. to tell, she'll be sentenced on four misdemeanors after found not guilty of murdering her daughter caylee. kerry handers li sanders live w.
>> she would be walking free tomorrow. they were not felony convictions, but misdemeanor convictions, which means she could be sentenced up to four years. she has spent up to three years in jail and judges very o allow for time served. meaning tomorrow she may walk out of this courtroom. as she was in the courtroom celebrating with her attorneys, her parents slipped out of the courtroom after hearing the verdict, and they have not been seen since. natalie. >> kerry, as you know, we've heard there is a huge public outcry to casey's acquittal. if she is released tomorrow, are authorities concerned about her safety? what are they doing to ensure she is protected? >> they have put together a security plan. there were hundreds of people just outside the courthouse here
yesterday. with the jaws dropped and they were angry, some protesting at the jury's decision. the security plan is in place, not been released, but they say if she is released, and not having to spend any more time in jail or prison because of the time already served, they have figured out a way she can leave here safely. unclear where she would go. gnat leec natalie. >> kerry sanders, thank you. much more analysis of the casey anthony verdict coming up. the white house says the president has begun sending condolence members to the families of service member who's commit suicide in addition to those of troops who die in combat or noncombat incidents. concern along the yellow stone river as oil spreads following last week's pipeline break. the governor is slamming exon's claim that the crude has spread 25 miles downstream.
a surge iing current could caus oil to go to a wider zone today. william and kate head to northern alberta in their latest stop in canada. they took a float plane deep in the northwest territories. they went canoeing and dined off paper plates. next, they head to california on friday. forecaster says conditions are ripe for more duststorms today in arizona after a big one there tuesday in phoenix. we get more now. >> i have never seen anything like this in my lifetime. >> reporter: it looked like a scene right out of a disaster movie. but this massive duststorm that roared through parts of phoenix, tempe, and scotsdale, arizona, late tuesday was not a hollywood creation, it was a real life monster that caught many by surprise. >> we were driving on the foy and both of us at the same time said what is that? we pulled off the road and
walked over here and just both just stared at it. >> this is as far as i got and i said i can't go any further. we pulled over and are waiting it out. >> reporter: the huge wall of dust pushed by wind gusts of more than 60 miles an hour. instantly turning daytime into night. >> at one point, visibility down to 25 yards. very dangerous situation across the city. >> reporter: the storm's high winds toppled trees and power lines, causing power outages throughout the area. low visibility led to flight delays into phoenix before the dust settled. here is something else you have to see to believe. german golfer, martin kamer out with a trick shot video. this one from a helicopter that hits the green and rolled right there into the hole. if you can believe it take a
look at this one into the top of a bell tower. it actually rang that bell. can you believe that? that is crazy. five member mispaib minutes pas. matt, i'm sure you have had some shots like that. >> i've hit into bell towers, but not intentionally this is cool stuff. natalie, thank you very much. let's check in with the weather. al is not here, but maria will give us a sense of what's happening. >> good morning, guys. a great crowd on the plaza a couple visitors. why a where are you from? >> branson, missouri. >> showers and thunderstorms in the mid-atlantic and new england. the sizzle continues across the southern plains. texas, oklahoma, could get over good morning to you.
taking a live look at sun nool, completely clear. we are clearing up inland locations. a fog bank and nice and cool in the city. just 75 degrees. down 5 degrees from yesterday. monsoonal moisture out of the south. we could see thunderstorms. the best chance is in the south bay and east bay later this afternoon. 75 in san francisco and continue to drop off all the way through this weekend. saturday, if that's the day for outdoor plans, and 83 on sunday. natalie, back to natalie, back to you. >> all right, thank you, maria. much more on the not guilty verdict in the casey anthony murder case. star jones is a veteran legal commentator, and savannah guthrie, today's legal correspondent. good morning, ladies. we heard from an alternate juror today. we aren't hearing from the jurors yit. russell hurkler, said he agreed with the verdict. he said this was clearly a case of reasonable doubt.
they didn't connect the dots, didn't prove cause of death and motive, which is very interesting. the prosecution doesn't have to prove motive. but the reason prosecutors often put evidence on of motive is for that reason exactly. jurors want to hear it. want to be able to understand why a defendant did what she allegedly did. in this case, prosecutors did put on evidence of motive. they argued she was a young mom too soon. wanted to go live a happy single life and be free of the responsibilities of child rearing. clearly these jurors did not buy it whatsoever. what's so fascinating, on the one hand, this alternate juror told us, yeah, there was reasonable doubt, but some of the other things he said i thought said that the defense theory that this was an accident in the swimming pool. >> this was a wholesale rejection of the prosecution's case. do not be misled. if we believe what the alternative juror says, they did not believe that casey anthony
killed that baby. which is different than they don't think that the prosecution proved she killed the baby. >> in their mind, they think she didn't do it. >> an innocent person is on trial and now she will be free in their minds. >> there is a difference in the law between saying someone is not guilty and saying they are innocent. not guilty just means prosecutors didn't meet their burden of proof. but it sounds like if you believe the alternate juror it reflects the jury as a whole. maybe they believe she was innocent. >> what you are alluding to, when he talked about the fact that, yes, she's lied, yes, she's a party girl, all of that, but just because she's lied, lied long before he said caylee's death, that this really came from -- they view this whole family as dysfunctional. >> that was from the mouth of jose baez. 100% regurgitation of the opening statement of jose baez. so they believed the defense's
theory that this is a dysfunctional family, casey was taught to lie early on, and she just perpetuated that throughout her life. that her family allowed for it, and she continued it. what i find also to be interesting, they did not allow or at least from his perspective, for that 31 days. the 31 days is absolutely clear. she lied for all that time, so evidence wasn't found all that time. the baby wasn't discovered for all that time. >> she was decomposing for six months. so is that part of the problem, she didn't have any clear-cut physical dna that linked casey to that death? >> there were huge gaps in evidence in this case through no fault of the prosecutors that tried the case. the child not found for six months. by the time she was found, she was skeletonized. >> looking for a hair sample, the animal that crushed her
skull. >> a lot of prosecutors call this "csi effect." because of the shows, jurors have a higher expectation that there is science evidence that will be overwhelming. beyond a reasonable doubt is a high standard, but it's not beyond every doubt. >> jeff ashton, prosecutor, told matt beyond a reasonable doubt is extremely difficult. they felt they connected the dots enough. >> you cannot bring a murder one when you are asking for the life of someone if you are not convicted of it beyond a reasonable doubt. >> where did they fail? >> i don't think that the jury saw there were dots to connect. there are one things to say there are gaps in the evidence. there is another thing for them to wholesale believe that it didn't occur the way they say. >> we are sitting here thinking that casey anthony could possibly be free tomorrow.
she has served only three years in prison and that could be the time for these convictions on lies she told. >> absolutely. four displea meaner misdemeanor. they could be sentenced consecutively, a total of four years. she is in jail presently for time served for the check charge crimes that she plead guilty to a while ago, so she literally could walk out of the courtroom. i wondered why there was no bail application made when the verdict was delivered. >> no chance she'll ever be tried again? >> well, there could be a civil case. that would not be a problem with double jeopardy. but who would the plaintiff be? >> the baby's daddy's parents. >> we aren't even sure who the baby's daddy is. >> could she profit from this? will be see a book a-lao.j.
simpson "if i did it." >> i think she should get on a plane, go somewhere, and start a new life. >> witness protection program or something. >> she certainly can't go home after throwing her entire family under the bus in terms of her defense, and she seems kind of unemployable at this moment, so she's probably looking at it thinking i've got to make some money and support myself. >> i know a couple of websites that would be very happy to employ her. >> star jones, thank you. and savannah, thank you. you guys are great to talk to. still to come, inside the mind of casey anthony. and where she goes from here. if she is set free tomorrow. and a little later on, paying off debt and other financial advice. money 911 up after these messages. [ female announcer ] love the look of freshly colored hair?
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tomorrow casey anthony could be a free woman after spending some three years behind bars. with so much public opinion against her it's hard to imagine what must be going through her mind and how she moves on from here. dr. gayle is a "today" contributor and psychiatrist and author of "you say more than you think." good morning to both of you. jenen, i know your expertise is how people lie and how you can tell if someone the lying. we'll get to you in a minute. dr. gayle, casey anthony's life is about to change, it may be literally overnight depending on when the judge decides to release her. bottom line, she will be released sooner rather than later. how does someone adjust, particularly coming out to a world that is so different when someone left, everyone watching her. >> this is a problem for a myriad of reasons. people being in jail adjusting
to being able to take care of themselves and being outside. usually they try to return to families but obviously in this case it's a family that is so, in best case scenario, dysfunctional. most families can't survive infidelity, can't survive sexual abuse, murder, or the loss of a child for that matter. you add all of these things together -- >> in the context of her defense she actually accused her father, su suggested her mother may have been the one who left the ladder at the pool which led to the child's death and accused her brother of molesting her. >> in any one of these is true or even just the accusations themselves create such anger, animosity, difficulty in getting along, that it's hard to imagine how this could be -- i don't think you could say the word repair. sometimes pathological families hang together out of desperation, the fear of being alone and they sort of co-has
been cin this way. they could. >> the counts that she was convicted of for lying to police, there was overwhelming evidence that she did looi. in fact, the defense acknowledged the she had lied. one of the prosecutors called her a profession allier. how is it that -- what's the dynamic here? how does someone adopt these behaviors and become this way? >> it's interesting. when people start to lie and get caught in a lie and become desperate. when they become desperate the lies become bigger. we can fall from it. i'm retired from the atf within the justice department. it's easy to lie to law enforcement. but law enforcement pretty early on that she was lying, casey was lying. they kind of let her walk herself down to the plank and jump off to the middle of the ocean. she confessed and ultimately convicted of lying. >> exactly. lying. >> acknowledged that she had lied. let's play a little bit of the interview with the police.
>> knock on the door. nobody answers. so i call zenaid a's cell phone and it's out of service. >> everything you told us is a lie. every single thing. >> if the main thing you want to do is find your daughter and you don't think lying to us will help us do that, why are you doing that? >> because i'm scared. >> that was going to help find her how? >> i don't know what else to do anymore. >> you say there are tell tale signs when someone is lying. the way they speak but also how they act? >> absolutely. any time someone lies, committing an act or they're lying in a statement, they're always trails of the truth. just a matter of spotting them. one of the things that we see with casey is body blocking. we saw it with a lot of politicians. we saw it with roger clemens. any time a piece of our body covers another piece of our body. casey anthony would put her hand over her eyes, playing with her bangs earlier on in the trial, constantly pulling her bangs down over her eyes, in front of
her face. what this becomes is armor. it's as if she wants to prote herself from the truth. we need to spot body blocking with the liars in our life. >> this is a woman who has absolutely no support system to speak of. and now will have the eyes of the world upon her. i can only imagine, photographers will follow reher every step of her life. >> either she's going to make it her business to disappear, if you will, and try to get help for herself and repair her life in that sort of way, which obviously is what i would advocate for as a professional, or she's going to gravitate to the spotlight, you know, and become part of the machine of what all of us like to watch, you know, of the terror and the explosions and so on. >> she might walk around with pants on fire and a giant nose because american is going to judge her a lot differently. 12k3w4r we'll have to leave it
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still watching the cloud bank situated over the city. watch out for reduced visibility along the golden gate bridge. what we're expecting at noon a. thin veil of clouds at that time. 70 degrees and nice and mild. a beautiful day with temperatures only maxing out at about 75 degrees, even in the heat of the day at 4:00 p. mrk. elsewhere, a bit on the warm side but not quite as warm as it
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living." as always, we've got great questions from our viewers at home so let's get right to them. first, a viewer on skype from pennsylvania. >> i was laid off from my non-profit job in march 2010. i have $30,000 in this and continues to sit in the plan of my former employer although i have not made any contributions to it since being laid off. i received a call from the hr department of that employer advising me they wanted of get me along with some other former employees out of their plan since i was no longer working there or contributing to the plan. my question is can they boot me out of the plan like that and, if so, would i face penalties from withdrawing from the plan and what should i do with that money? >> great question, dave. >> you've been booted! >> what's your answer? >> yes, they can technically boot you out of the plan. the reason they can do that is they don't want to keep paying the cost of having you in the plan. here's the options that you have. the option first is they can send you a check, bad option.
if they send you a check it's a withdraw withdrawal, withhold 20% for taxes and you will get hit with penalties. don't do that. ask them for an ira rollover. i don't know where your plan is, but wherever it is chances are you can do the ira rollover with them with the exact same company and have the same investments. the benefit will be you will have additional options. in the plan you have now is you only have those choices. in ira you have more options and also on beneficiariesbeneficiar >> and no penalties associated with a rollover. >> exactly. >> next, a viewer e-mail from kathie from colorado writes, i have sun credit card that i owe $8,000 on. my car will be paid off in november of the next year. and i currently owe about $2100 on the car which is valued by kelley blue book for $11,000. with interest rates on car loans being so low and my credit card interest being high, would it be
a bad or good idea to refinance my car loan to pay off my credit card debt. do you want to help her out? >> here's the thing about refinancing at this point with her car loan. it has a pretty low remaining balance and only four or five months left until this november when the loan goes away. i don't know any banks that would work with her at this point even if she can get a re-fi. i wouldn't do it. here's why. she needs to discipline to pay off this debt herself. she has four months left. stay the course. pay that $400 every month, in november you will be debt free of that car loan but then transfer that debt over to the credit card. $400 a month on that credit card. $8,000 balance, she will be debt free in under two years. if she can convince the bank to lower the interest rate on the credit card, even better. it will not only get her out of debt quickly but give her the discipline to be out of debt and be debt free for life. >> take the money and pay the debt down. >> pretend that car loan still
exists, right, and just put that money towards the credit card. >> probably the first step in psyching yourself rich, right? >> yes. >> next, a viewer on skype with a question. dorothy from arizona. good morning to you, darcy. what is your question? >> good morning. my question is, my son is going to be a junior at northern arizona university. when he was a freshman i got a parent plus loan and my payments are $180 a month but i pay $300 a month. and what i want to know is, all of the extra is going to interest only, so my mom says it's not worth it for he me to extra. i want to know what you guys think. >> is she doing the right thing by paying extra? >> i got a few things for mama. first, tell your mom, a parent plus loan is about 7.9%. a little pricey. it's pricier than student loans. it is in your best interest to put more money towards it. even though a big chunk of it
does towards interest. i did the math for you. $12,000 loan at $180, putting $180 a month towards it. it would take ten years to pay off. you're putting $300 a month towards it, that will save you $4,000 in interest and you have the loan paid off in a little more than three years. well, well worth it. >> all right. doing great then. all right. david, carmen, unfortunately that's all the time we have for you this morning. thank you. to be continued. coming up next, roll up keyboards to chargers on the go? i love it. jill martin is here with must have new gadgets right after this. ♪
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this morning on "jill's fun finds" the hottest friends in tech gadgets, from a universal remote control to a roll-up keyboard. she has products we won't be able to live without. you've been doing your homework. i love it. the first item here. >> gadget music. really gets my vibe going. >> really getting into the theme. >> this is a nerd fiesta right here. >> i love this. al would love this. he's on vacation. with the icade. $99.99. you put your ipad right in here. and then it takes any atari game. it comes with pong, your favorite atari game. sit home and play this. this is great to keep on and let your game room or the basement. >> 1970 was your ipad. >> $99.99. >> roll of up keyboard. this is great. >> we all need a waterproof keyboard but if you have kids or you're traveling, and this links up to your ipad.
one or two. >> blue tooth. >> and it's blue tooth. it's just rolls up. you can travel with it. that's good for you. because you're always running around. >> indeed. this at long last the car charger for the ipad. >> because we all can't live wut our ipads all the time but you can charge in the car. amazing. $24.95 at brookstone. >> this is a great solution for when you want to have the power strip but you don't have the room for it. >> a college kid created this because he had all of these things in his doorm room. this is $29.99. you see it swivels. you can plug in all your bulky chargers. >> you can also make it go around a corner or whatever you need to do. >> right. and then you can fit everything in when you have it straight you can't have -- your iron or hair dryer. >> love a practical solution like that. very smart. >> cameras. >> this is great. a lot of us take pictures without makeup on or out and about and you want to fix it up. now you can do it on your
camera. there's a beauty retouch on this. we did this just last night. this is the before and after. you just go on on the camera literally and add, whiten stw en someone's teeth, add blush, add eyeliner. you can groove yourself up right on the spot. this is at amazon starting at $169. it's an investment but something fun. this one by samsung available on amazon has wi-fi enabled technology. you can upload directly to facebook or other social media sites. youtube, facebook, anything. >> it's got the connection. okay. universal remote control on your iphone. >> iphone,ipad, i touch. this has infrared signals to control on it. this will actually act as your remote control in your home. >> for everything. >> for everything. which is what we're becoming is our iphone and our ipad will become everything. >> this i love. this idea of your actual case is the charger. >> right.
$99.95. a 2g phone you will get an extra 16 hours of battery and 3g, an extra eight hours. the case is the battery. >> you're just charging all the time. >> charging all the time. >> is that good for it? some say you shouldn't continually charge. >> they say it just limits you having to keep plugging in and carrying around wires. >> online shoppers, this gadget is for you. i'm the kind of person who does not want to save the information. this you just swipe in your information with your credit card. >> it's your own personal swipe. >> it's your own person swiper. >> on the side of the computer. >> yeah. it's from brookstone, $59.95. >> secure? >> totally secure. you can save it or not save it. type in your name name and everything, everything cops out. >> i was hoping we could get to the place to talk -- could you please find a fish condo. >> i got that we e-mail from you the other day saying my fish
needs an elaborate place to live. >> in this doesn't cut it. >> random finds. fish condo, $40. and if you're in love with your fash, you can paint it any color and you want it to look grov i have in your room, it's perfect for you. >> this condo. and then last but not least. >> okay. i'm just saying, this is just a fun thing, buy it, don't buy it. cattrapeze.us. if your cat likes to play, he has the ability or she has the ability. hammock. >> this is a stuffing. i would like to visualize how the cat could jump. >> it's a hammock. if you're a pet lover and you like to spoil your pets, it's completely safe. something for everyone. >> really is. can't wait until the next one. thank you. coming up next, a delicacy of summer. we're going to show you lobster, three different ways. but first, this is "today" on nbc.
today's kitchen is brought to you by kitchenaid, for the way it's made. this morning in today's kitchen, what's for dinner, lobster three ways. could it be any better? fresh maine lobster is complete on its own or kick it up a notch with tasty recipes. the owners of the restaurant in maine. here's savannah. >> lobster? >> hello. >> mark and clark, we love when you guys are here because it usually means lobster is here. >> usually does. >> better late than never. >> let's cook. >> yeah. >> start off with this. paper bag. >> it's really fun. yeah. we cook the lobster in what we call paper bag. just a piece of parchment paper. easy. throw all this in a blender. >> parsley? >> cilantro. lots of cilantro, basil, and
then italian parsley so it stays nice and green. you know how you to cook, huh? >> i knew you were going to say that. i'm like, which one are you talking about? >> tall girls don't cook. >> i'm sorry, pepper. some ginger and a shallot. lots of lime juice. lots of lime juice. >> you know what you're doing. >> barely. barely. >> you guys travel to asia a lot. >> we travel a lot. >> coming straight from -- >> this is something from china, actually. it seems more thai but clark picked this up in china, supposedly, amongst other things. >> different show. >> nothing happened. >> wow. >> first time on this show. >> this is really, really easy. put in sugar, salt, and a little oil and that's it.
>> i didn't see any curry powder you don't have to have it to make a curry. >> coconut milk and things like that. and then here comes our paper. this is great. >> everybody actually learned this in third grade because, you know, you made thosal ve al valentine's. you just have to go back in time to the third grade of think of someone, maybe mom. >> cut your valentine. >> be my valentine. >> okay. so then we're going to do this. we have zucchini and summer squash that we cut into a little julianne or what have you. >> all right. we're going to move it. no pressure or anything. okay. there you go. >> we are seeing you put the butter in the bag. roll it up and wrap it up into a pretty little package. >> put it together real quick. we've got one right here. >> we've got one already done. nice and hot. >> what does the bag do? nice way to cook it? >> great way to cook it without
it drying out. steams it up a bit. clark is going to cut that open. >> let's go to these other two. >> lobster, lettuce and tomato. ruggalach and the pancetta. we pop that right on there. that is herb mayonnaise. pancetta instead of bacon. this is lobster, mac and cheese. >> i'm going to dig into this. >> we always love when it's really delicious, mom. it's not too well done? nope. but it is a job well done. what are you reading, sweetie? her diary. when you're done, i'd love some feedback. sure. your mom and i read that thing cover-to-cover. loved it. thanks. would you mind if i cut the lawn this weekend? only if you let me talk to your mother on the phone for hours on end. done.
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in the east bay and never came back. no one has heard from 29-year-old anthony michael martin since saturday night. the only trace of him was his cell phone. it was found by another cyclist on tunnel road in berkeley. his girlfriend told us that he had been fasting and had not eaten solid food in three days before he disappeared. >> he's of the athlete mentality, you know, and he's been able to do these things in the past, go on 150-mile bike rides in one day. >> he was riding a fluorescent green and white bike and was most likely wearing a blue and white helmet and street clothes when he left for that ride. this morning, b.a.r.t. police are looking at surveillance tape as they try to piece together what happened just before a b.a.r.t. officer shot and killed a man. video hasn't been made public just yet but it shows a partial view of what happened. police say that the man was drunk and holding a knife and
threw an open bottle of liquor at officers before he was shot. police are not releasing his name because they may need to get in touch with his relatives. let's take a look at the forecast with christina. >> good morning to you. we're going to be cooler than where we ended up yesterday. that's the good news. and we continue to drop off as we head throughout the next few days. the good news as well is that the city is still socked in with fog. you're only going to hit 75 degrees. if you're looking for the cooler weather, down right perfect in the city of san francisco once we lose the cloud cover. as we head throughout the remainder of the week, temperatures fall into the 80s. 85 on friday. more of the monsoonal moisture as we head throughout the day. pop-up thunderstorms in places in the south and east bay. that chance will last and intensify through tomorrow. not too shabby. back to you, laura. >> not bad at all. 9:58. for the latest traffic and news updates, check out nbc bay area
captions paid for by nbc-universal television >> from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hello, everybody. it's wines day wednesday. it's july 6th and guess what, hoda woman? >> what? >> in just eight day, where are we going to be. >> eight days from now would be july the 14th and the way i'm looking at that time on my calendar we are going to be in montreal. >> canada. you and i have to brush up on our french. how much do you have down? [ speaking french ]
>> for all of you quebecers, please come on by and say hello. no tickets needed. i guess it will be at 9:00. >> come at 9:00. so you'll be there early and if you have suggestions of places we should see in montreal, let us know. we want your pictures and stuff on our facebook page so we know where to eat, what to do and we want to see pictures of you enjoying yourself in montreal so we can post some of those pictures on our show. >> yes, we do. and we'll do two show snoos. get ready. pack a lunch. >> everybody will talk about it. where were you when you heard the verdict and whatevers your reaction. it seems universally that people are stunned by this verdict. >> yeah. >> so it's causing quite the con tro verse. >> yeah. it really was surprising. it was one of those things that there was an announcement that said the verdict would come at 2:15 eastern.
at 1:30, i know people who left the beach and raced home. >> i was with cassidy and i said let's wait to see this. >> because the verdict came back so quickly usually that's in favor of the prosecution so it made it doubly shocking when the jury came out and said not guilt o y on the three count, murder, manslaughter and child abuse. it was surprising. it really, really was, and i think one of the things people are having trouble wrestling with is the fact that she did not report this crime for 31 days. >> yes. >> and was out and we saw the pictures of her partying and stuff. >> there must be some kind of a crime in that area, but when we were talking to savannah guthrie she was talking about child abuse, you have to prove certain things to get child abuse. there are a couple of things. casey willfully or knowingly committed child abuse upon
caylee and did it intentionally or in doing so she caused great bodily harm and permanent disability and they couldn't physically prove -- if you really follow those that led to that. >> that the prosecution didn't prove beyond a shadow of a doubt. that is why people's reaction is so heartbreaking, though. everybody knows within a shadow of the doubt that the child was murdered or discarded, died and discarded. and it just on eye think people are losing so much faith also. even though we have the best system in the world, i do believe that, at times like this our own faith is shaken in our system because we want justice for that child, and i know we want justice for somebody that's accused -- you want -- nobody likes to see somebody that they believe is guilty walk free. it's going to be interesting tomorrow to see what the judge does with the sentencing. i think because of the public outcry, it would behoove him -- i love that word, it would behoove him to make sure she
serves every sickle minute of the four counts she was found guilty of. >> it was four count, four years. she served three years and if you do the math that leaves one and even with the one florida has that good time thing for time served and if you behave yourself you get less time. so it would be interesting to see. if you think about it, if the math's right, the max she could serve would be one year if you add in everything she's already served in the past. i have to tell you, her dad and mom's reaction in the back of the court. you couldn't see the mom because she was shielded by someone in the courtroom. her dad's face was stoic. if you, as a father, if you learned that your child would not be executed and you heard that there would be an involuntary something, and i know he's a former police officer and stuff, but i found it interesting that you didn't see reaction on his face and they quickly got up with the attorney and left the courtroom. >> they made a statement that
the defense of their daughter was baseless. despite the baseless defense chosen by casey anthony, the family believes that the jury made a fair decision based on the evidence presented. the testimony presented, the scientific information presented and the rules that were given to them by the honorable judge perry to guide them. >> thought the first sentence was telling. besides the baseless -- >> and the sexual abuse by her father. >> the judge said that they were not to count that in their process. >> i do find the -- >> you what? once you hear something like that it's there even though technically you're not allowed to, you're not supposed to, the suggestion has been made. >> what's interesting about this case, too, is 200 children are killed by their mothers every year according to some stats. this case in particular really riveted the country. >> and why not the other 199? >> yeah. what was it about this particular case? granted, it was riveting and
it's a sad story and all that stuff, but i'm -- i'm curious because for "dateline" they cover a lot of these kinds of stories this, one in particular, i know there was courtroom coverage which gets you in because you turn it on. >> you're seeing a dysfunctional family fall apart before your eyes and the aspect of you watching a train wreck. >> fun. >> people that are riveted to this stuff, i don't know. >> you were talking about they sequestered jury which is interesting. >> the minute we see even other in the morning we're talking back and forth and giving our opinions and saying what if. first of all, i know five children a day die now from child abuse and neglect in our country and we work a lot for child help which is a huge organization, but you think about these people that on the surface the prosecution made her such an unappealing person and the more you heard about her behavior in those 31 days.
that is not typical maternal behavior if your child is missing. the first thing you do is call the police to get help to find your child. >> true. >> so from day one, i know you're inon sense until proven guilty, but i assumed that is totally non-maternal behavior and she did something. is that a bug? >> i don't know. >> anyway, so what i think is also frustrating is she has not been held accountable for four count of lying -- >> lying. >> yeah, but not lying and getting help for your child. >> right. >> that seems -- why isn't she accused of that? >> i think that's part of the lying thing, but i think during those 31 days a lot of evidence was probably lost, you know, things happened and all that stuff, but again, if you follow -- because we were followed about the sequestered jurors and they live in this hotel room. >> they're not supposed to talk to even other. >> if you live in that head and you look at this statute on
child abuse and say did she knowingly and willingly commit sexual abuse upon caylee? >> there is no evidence. >> causing perm nents disability. >> i can see that word for word, maybe you would say, not of that. not guilty of that. >> and i guess, oliver wendell holmes at one time said we have a court of laws, not a court of justice in our country and that was brilliant and it's true. we have to go by the letter of the law. you know what i know in my heart of hearts? >> what do you know? >> it airnt over yet and ultimately there is justice done in one way or another. remember everyone was upset about the o.j. case. one day justice will find him, if you think he was guilty of that and most people i talk to do. and he's in a prison now in las vegas, i believe. >> so who knows? i just -- all right. it will be interesting to see what the judge does tomorrow. >> all right, hoda woman.
>> we have another topic we're talking about that drives a lot of us crazy, when you can't remember when where you put your keys and where you parked your car. >> i myself, have been mid-sentence talking even to you and forgot what i was saying. >> they call thai senior moment and you're not quite there. >> i can't and i wonder what is that? we'll talk to an expert about whether it's something you should really be worried about or whether it's info overload. >> or what they call it, the maturing brain. >> that's what they call me and frank, match ouring brains. >> that's a nice way of saying you're an old fart and it happens. >> you really don't -- i mean, this happens to me a lot with i can't find things. i don't remember. do you ever walk into a room and wonder what in the heck am i doing in this room? why did i come in here? >> once in a while, yeah. you know, the trouble with our
world is you multitask so much. >> yeah. >> you have a plan and say i should do that while i'm over there and while you're there you wonder what i was going do first. it's natural. i don't know anybody that lives a sedentary, boring life, but if you're the kind of person that does this or has a nervous tick or something like that. >> good news for you. >> good news for you. >> you're burning calories like crazy. if you fidget. >> it drives you crazy. >> it drives you nuts because they're shaking like that. you can eat a milky way a day. >> or a snickers. >> you're supposed to burn 300 cal friesz you do it all day long. >> think of how many calories the baby burns. the spastic stuff. >> can we show this picture? >> dumbest thing ever. this girl goes in for a conjugal
visit in prison and decides she would break him out in a thing that would fit in an overhead compartment. >> she tried to zip him in there and then she doused him down the stairs of the prison trying to get him out. >> they said dirty laundry is in here. >> they unzipped it and -- hey! anyway, he's back in the big house. nice try. >> he's in his underwear and his socks. >> look at him, he's embarrassed. okay. up next, we will talk a little bit more about the casey anthony murder case and the obsession with it and why women all over the country were riveterld ouh a lttle girl they never really knew. >> we feel like it. let's go to last night's highlights. look what sometimes happens with the ordinary bag. it slips. bingo, falls in. mom was mad. mom should have used glad forceflex with the stretchable drawstring that grips the can and stays in place. plus, it has the stretchable strength of forceflex.
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>> my favorite age. >> what's interesting is we talked about this, but 200 children are killed each year. >> by their mothers. >> what do you think it is about this particular case that riveted so many people? >> well, you know, traditionally when kids are killed that's a horrible thing. usually there's depression, alcohol abuse, some sort of violence and in this case the fact that she went so long and didn't report it and seemed to be having fun and partying while your child is missing, as a mother, you say what's going on? >> that's not maternal, instinctive reaction. >> think that's at the heart of the fascination about with this case. it's not just that a child went missing or that a child perhaps died at the hand of her mother, but it is this sort of idea that the very worst insult you could call a woman is unfit mother, and i think a lot of us are really examining how that threshold is moving, how you define, you know, what the limit is when you become unfit. >> that juror number 12 is the only one speaking out said he
called her a good mother. >> i don't know how anybody can call a good mother someone who doesn't say her child is disappearing or has disappeared and doesn't go out looking for them and goes out partying. how is that anywhere near a good mother. >> the idea of a good mother will depend on how you were mothered yourself. that plays a part. >> there were a lot of moms on this jury, and i wasn't sure how that would play for the defense and the prosecution. were you surprised about the way the moms voted in this case. >> particularly the mothers of younger children because i thought their empathy would be totally with little caylee and not with casey. parents with older teenagers i could see how that might give them some sympathy for casey. >> think we can understand the verdict based on just the letter of the law. >> yeah. >> but many of them apparently think she's completely innocent of anything to do with the death of her daughter. that's what's mind blowing to me. >> right. 31 days does not say inon senin.
>> right. >> when i looked at the images of women gasping, was there a woman who fainted in front of the courthouse. i mean, the kind of emotional reaction was beyond what i thought we would see outside. when you guys saw these images, what did you think? >> i think any mother of a child of any age has a profound connection to this case. i think that there air lot of questions being surfaced in this case. lou much time away from your children can you have and enjoy yourself? how complicated is the rirp with your own mother? what happens when you leave -- when you select a nanny or leave your children at home with your mother, there are a lot of conflicts and issues here that are being surfaced that we don't really talk about. >> you still have this innocent child that we don't know exactly what happened and who did it and there's a sense of unresolved grief and closure.
i think for all of us who gasped as well as the anthony family. >> the fact that the family seemed so incredibly dysfunctional on the stand, that one of the jurors said yes, she was lying about all this stuff, but she's lied her whole life and it looked like the family's dysfunction played a big role in that verdict, do you think? >> i think that's the -- where they part from the general public. i think people in the general public tend to look at their dysfunction and go, wow! i wasn't the best parent in the world, but i sure wasn't that bad. >> wouldn't it make them think, look at the dysfunction, wouldn't someone raised in a family like that be more prone to be in a terrible mother and harm their child than someone who grew up in the beaver cleaver family, you know? >> i think there is a tremendous psychic weight that all mothers bear and that is greater for working mothers, it's greater for single working mothers. it's especially great for single
working mothers of small children. it's difficult to give casey a pass here because she had a support network that a lot of us don't have. she had a roof over her head and had a car, they would take care of her so she could go out and not give up her social life. it's difficult for someone to reconcile even facing that support could fail her child. >> as a mother, your primary responsibility is for the safety and well-being of your child and to protect them and that's why she felt little caylee was exposed and not protected at all. >> think that is this special outrage that you're seeing in mothers. it's not just the horror that we don't know what happened to caylee, but it's this sort of unimaginable all coming together. in a lot of ways we can relate what she's been up against and for every casey anthony, there's a million mothers who meet those
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richard from maryland. nothing says event when catering by bay area disposal. i wonder what they're serving up for dinner? my dad would love this kind of thing. >> somebody's got to clean up. all right. >> it's not even the cleanup. doesn't it seem like they're saying we'll bring your food to you. next is from melissa from crown city, ohio. my sister mimi found this camping and she's probably okay. >> probably safe to drink. >> why is there a match? >> it could be flammable, but it might be safe to drink. the next one up is jules snell, is this supposed to be a warning? thank god they told me. i've been trying to avoid them everywhere. >> that's me and frank. we've got them up all over the property. >> next up, we have a photo from
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good morning to you. it's 10:26. i'm laura garcia-cannon. b.a.r.t. and m.u.n.i. have continued the system that allows senior citizens to ride the system. it gives discounted tickets to seniors and disabled passengers. the $26 monthly pass provides both muni and b.a.r.t. service. it will be extended until january 2012. passes are awarded on a first come, first serve basis. nbc bay area teaming up with local food banks and big
businesses to help feed the hungry this summer. we worked with subway to raise $30,000 to bay area food banks. representatives presented the big check yesterday. the fund-raiser kicks off today between now and july 24th. drop off food at your local safe way store or by a specially produced grocery bag that we have there made up for $10. it's an important time for family because kids are out of school and families struggle to come up with three meals a day. a look at the forecast right after this.
welcome back. we are seeing very interesting weather. take a look at this. a thunderstorm developed over the sierra-nevada all courtesies of monsoonal moisture that is coming up to the north. we could see thunderstorms throughout the bay area throughout the afternoon. right now we're seeing the flow push back by the impending low pressure system. this will drop the temperatures as we head throughout the week. if you're waking up this morning with us in the south bay or east bay, keep in mind, we could see thunderstorms develop. watch for those cumulus clouds as we head throughout the afternoon. 61 degrees in santa cruz. temperatures running 5 to 7 degrees cooler. as a result, a cooler afternoon. 80s return tomorrow, down to the 70s on saturday. >> you've been warned. watch the cumulus nimbus.
for the latest traffic and news updates, check out nbc bay area morning news on facebook. i'll see you bright and early tomorrow morning starting at 5:00 m. ave a gnoft >> it's wines day with more of "today." we'll play the weekly trivia game that we call "who knew." today it's hot. with rising temperatures across the country we would test you if you know everything to survive the summer. kathie lee is heating things up. she's ready to hand out 100 bucks to those who answer the questions right and to those who don't, they get the lucky cd. meteorologist janice huff is here to help you out with the fun facts. >> it's good to be here with you guys. i love this segment. i love it. >> darling mom and daughter from
san antonio. where was the highest temperature ever recorded in the usa of 134 h degrees fahrenheit. it was tucson, arizona, steele, north dakota, death valley, california or leland, nevada. >> death valley, california. >> you're smart down there. >> in 1913, the temperature hit 134 degrees. it is the desert, after all. 1922. >> all right. back across to kathie. >> nice family from orlando and she says they're very glad that the trial is over. i'm sure. all righty. here we go. on the following vacation spots -- of the following vacation spots which one would have the least chance of rain during your vacation? phoenix arizona, las vegas, nevada, palm springs, california
or el paso, texas. >> i need a little help here. >> he's not helping. >> palm springs, california. >> no, but that's a good guess. lighten up. >> that was a good guess, but not the right answer. >> no. the right answer is. las vegas has an average annual rainfall of 4.1 inches. compared to 25 inches of rain for the entire year. it's a dry place although they've had storms and when they have storms there they're bad. >> back across to kathie. >> mother and daughter from tampa, florida. the fastest a temperature has ever risen is 49 degrees in two minutes. >> true. >> how did you -- that was a guess. >> that was a total guess, but when you're right, you're right. 49 degrees in two minutes? >> spear fish, south dakota. a very quaint location. i just went there on my
cross-country trip a couple of weeks ago, but they're at the base of the black hills in western south dakota. what happened is on the morning of january 22nd, 1943 it was minus 34 degrees and then the chinook came, you what it is? >> no. tell me. >> when it cools down, when it is forced down the mountain on the other side it speeds up really fast and that's when the temperature soared. he got up to 54 degrees at 5:00 and the wind died down and it went back down. >> they don't know what to wear. back across to kath. >> from columbus, ohio, which of the following states does not have a city named gifford? what that has to do with weather, i don't know. pennsylvania, florida, south carolina or maine? >> any ideas? >> maine. >> maine. >> this is the luckiest crowd on the planet. i'm just saying. >> i would not have known that.
>> so it is maine. >> and that's for kathsie lee, i think. >> that was a throwaway. >> i couldn't hear where you're from, honey. >> dallas, texas. >> a baseball will travel faster in hot, humid air versus cold air. >> false? just can't eat cabbage. here you go. >> so the answer, other than gross, is true. it does travel faster in warm air. >> warmer air has more water vapor. the more water vapor, people think it's heaviest, when it's sinking and dense. water vapor is a lot lighter than most of the other elements that are in nitrogen and oxygen, so it disperses all of that when it starts to increase and so it makes the air lighter. interesting. >> janice, thank you for all of your great information.
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>> if sometimes your thoughts and information seem to vanish into tlin air like a lot of people. >> but if you wonder it's the sign offal viem ziemers disease, we'll help gets answers for you. >> she from woman's day and the dr. doctor is the author of "treating alzheimer's and preventing alzheimer's. >> welcome. i forgot why you're here. >> a lot of people get nervous. i feel like i'm misplacing more things. i can remember more things and you do wonder if it's just a brain overload deal or if it's something more serious.
>> the good news why we did the story is under 65, alzheimer's is really, really rare and it's rare under 50 and under 40. as you get older your brain is storing more information and it edits it. as you get older it edits stuff out that it doesn't think is important or is redundant. >> it's the technical reason why we forget thing, doctor. >> we're living in a technologically savvy world. we are texting and the kids are screaming. you have to first hear the memory and then you have to store it and retrieve it. if your attention is not there, you have to focus and pay attention to it. >> okay. >> we have some questions for you two smart people. >> see how you guys like it. forgetting where you parked your car is a sign of memory loss. true or false? >> that is false. >> i agree. it's false. if you're parking the car and you're on the cell phone and getting red for the day. >> shouldn't be doing that to begin with. >> absolutely. that's a lot now.
>> you can remember where you parked your car, so saying it out loud, writing it down, paying attention. >> f-1, you know? >> what if you're wandzerring around, when should you think this might be a bigger deal than i'm on the cell phone. when should you start being concerned about it. >> if it's a progressive memory problem, if there are changes in behavior, that may be a telling sign of earlia early alzheimer' disease. >> or you forriget where you ar totally. >> well, you shouldn't be drinking that much, hoda. >> you must do things like crossword puzzles or sudoku to keep your memory sharp. >> they always say mind games. >> that is false because the thing is that it's one of the things that can help, but there's no magic bullet in the crossword puzzle. the studies show that people that did those games got better at those game, but didn't
necessarily improve your memory. just keeping your brain engaged. if you like to do the crossword puzzle, that's great, but it's also staying social. playing an instrument. >> taking in adult education class and doing this with friends and cooking classes. that's the way to keep it active. >> i like to play what's in johnny's pocket and frank's always out on the first one. >> i don't know where that -- what's in johnny's pocket? >> played with you and you like it and you remember different things that johnny put in his pocket and you have to memorize them all and you're out if you don't remember. >> changing what you eat can improve your memory. true or false. >> absolutely true. >> what should you eat? >> we have so many new studies, decreasing carbohydrates and decreasing saturated fat. trout, herring. >> it's a healthy diet that helps prevent everything, low in
fat, lots of fruits and vegetables. how many times do you have to understand that? >> drinking coffee can worsen your memory, true or false? >> can it help it. >> to show that you can drink several cups -- up to four or five cups. and prevent it. you should have stopped it, too, thanks so much, appreciate it. whether your hair is kinky or curly. >> we say nothing, or flat and fine, we've got summer hair. arson's with us. >> we have solutions. >> arson is his name.u toss m a ? your toilet paper shouldn't be too rough. a ? we're out of toilet paper. can you toss me a roll? your toilet paper shouldn't be too soft. we're out of toilet paper again. fortunately, angel soft is an ideal balance of softness and strength. unlike other toilet paper that has just one ply, angel soft has two. and it's strong, yet gentle on your skin.
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long we crave the heat, but the bad hair days that come with the summertime or high price. we have enlisted one of the great once. arson gorgof, the master stylist at lewis lacary. >> la, la, lar! >> hi, arson. >> what help, really? >> the best thing you can do in the summer is don't fight the texture, embrace it. embrace the texture. >> no, it's not easy to embrace it. >> you'll talk about how to do it. >> let's first look at lauren's before picture and lauren hates this picture, but too bad because mine looks kind of like that. >> okay. what did you have to do to this, arson? because that's some kinky stuff, if you know what i'm saying. >> look at the after. what did you do? >> she had kinky, wavy, frizzy hair. >> and then some. >> we layered a little bit so we
got rid of the tray angle, the pyramid shape and we added some layers. as you can see -- >> it's darling. >> how come it's not frizzy? what did you do to it? >> we did an instant kerr at in. not that you should do it always. >> no, but you should always. >> she had the curl. she was covered by frizz. >> you know the difference between diffusing. >> it's darling. >> you look beautiful. so now we'll look at allegra's before picture and she had trouble with curly wavy hair. okay. that's what i have. >> that's what kath has. what does one do with this hair? >> allegra has fine, long hair. beautiful hair, but you would never know it, it was too long. it made the curls inconsistent so we cut five inches off. as you can see she right away had the bounce and the curl became consistent.
you only need a little bit of product to enhance this kind of wave. >> did she let it dry naturally? >> it's all natural. the length didn't help to make the wave consistent. >> it was pulling out the wave. >> this is natural. >> no. no. that's what i like about arson, he knows what he's doing. >> ideal hair if you can get it. >> rachel has that fine, flat hair. okay. fine, flat and really long and you decided to chop that. >> this is a common, fine, flat hair problem. >> look at the after. >> as you can see, she had a little bit of bangs. we cut ten inches off. the main tip here is to cut some of the front pieces shorter, the minute you do this it will give you automatic body. you don't want to go too long. she can still pull it back. >> it looks so much better. >> are you mad that arson cut off all your hair? >> no? >> he looks at the face and
makes the haircut work with the face, you know how you do? you have to make it look complete. >> uh-huh. >> and thanks for the makeup. >> you don't even know what's happening here. she's about to make up. >> dressing up dinner and dessert with those fresh summer strawberries. >> but first, guess what? >> this is "today" on nbc. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] bring home a complete meal for your family. 10 pieces of the world's best chicken, 3 large sides and 6 biscuits. enough real food to feed a family of 4 or more
♪ ♪ ♪ >> time for "today's kitchen" and we're getting sauce putting those straw behres to use. >> adrian duarte is here to take advantage of the berry good season. >> it is strawberry season, and really quick, i'm just going show you -- look at this strawberry. the color, the perfect green. it's nice and dry. you don't want mushy. when you store them, store them dry until you're ready to use them. >> don't ever put them in
liquid. >> no. >> in the fridge. >> before you use them you will lightly rinse them and then pat them dry, cut off the green and then do whatever it is and today we'll start with this beautiful strawberry chicken salad, a little bit of -- i'm using white balsamic vinegar, about a tablespoon. you can use dark balsamic. you can use sherry vinegar, whatever you like. a little bit of olive oil, very sifrmel, quick dressing. one table spooven vinegar, two tablespoons of olive oil. a little bit of salt and a little bit of pepper, of course, and then everything, i have some sliced -- >> so that's your dressing. that's your whole thing. >> this is it and we will lightly mix everything in here. >> in the bowl? >> yes, in the bowl. >> the dressing in the top and you put it on the bottom. >> and a little bit of already cooked chicken. this is great if you have left over chicken from the night
before. >> a variation on the waldorf. >> exactly. >> 224 calories per serving. >> that looks really good. >> so if you want to give that a taste. >> i'll give that a try. >> some fyis about strawberries. one cup, about eight medium strawberries as as much vitamin c as one orange. >> really? >> if you eat five or more strawberries a day it helps brighten your vision and clearer vision. >> wow! >> so these are nice little tips. now we'll move on to something a little more elegant and sophisticated if you're having company, a strawberry crepe. in my bowl i have cream cheese. >> oh, gosh, that looks good. >> to this you will add. >> sour cream. >> oh, great. >> you're just using a little bit. come on, these only have 124 calories per serving. >> oh, really? >> and that's for one little do da. >> that's okay. how many do das do you need? >> what i do in my home in
private is none of your business. >> we have brown sugar, lemon zest, vanilla, stirring it up. >> good news is vanilla doesn't have any calories. >> neither does vanilla zest. >> you mean lemon zest? >> what did i say? vanilla zest? okay. strawberries, if you want to throw a couple of strawberries in there. i want to show you how to fold this up. >> hoda! >> that's how i roll. >> and we fold it beautifully and we'll add it to our plate and quickly a quick little sauce. in the food processor, you'll whip up more fresh strawberries, whip them up and a little bit of brun sugar there for extra sweetness. >> you pour it over the crepe? >> it purees like this, more fresh strawberries, we stir this up and pour it right over. >> like i said, 124 calories.
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